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The Daily Blog

Monday 17th September 2018

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Some very cool portraits from the Manga 1X class at ActonArt!

Sunday 16th September 2018

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Some more fun and funky compositional practice from the Art Year Program at ActonArt!

Saturday 15th September 2018

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Our Foundation class turtles are swimming away - but we’ll see you next week at ActonArt for something new!

Friday 14th September 2018

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In the Creative Drawing class at ActonArt, students focus more on how to come up with ideas then technical skills.

While technical aspects are very important to drawing, being able to come up with an engaging idea is also critical! In this session, students were learning how to bust up art block and begin an idea with a loose doodle - and how that can become a weird and wild idea.

Thursday 13th September 2018

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For the first project of Faces Features Figures, students at ActonArt drew a forward face.

This most basic of poses helps establish proportioning skills and measurements students will carry with them through the rest of the trimester.

Wednesday 12th September 2018

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The Art Year Program at ActonArt began last week in earnest with composition and sketching!

The first trimester of the Art Year focuses on the foundations of making art and creative aspects, so the initial class talked about making our best ideas with the use of good composition.

Tuesday 11th September 2018

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This week at ActonArt, students in the Foundation classes are drawing the green sea turtle!

These Basic A and Intermediate A1 examples are using copic marker and color pencil to create patterns and tones.

ActonArt’s Fall Trimester begins today!

Wednesday 5th September 2018